Kaveree Bamzai

Kaveree Bamzai is an author and a contributing writer with Open

Bollywood’s Barometer

Mukesh Chhabra is the first port of call for most major directors who want a cast that is authentic and diverse

20 May 2022
India on the Riviera

A calendar cinematic event to be at

20 May 2022
The Subtitled Generation

Now the actors won’t have to quarrel with each other on Twitter to take a position on the national language

13 May 2022
Shiv Kumar Sharma (1938-2022): The Sound of Kashmir

The santoor maestro epitomises the dictum that music has no religion

13 May 2022
Stars Still Rule

Bollywood knows streaming is the future for most of its entertainment with the big-budget spectacles

06 May 2022
Saurabh Shukla Reloaded

He has been extremely productive

29 April 2022
Southern Mystique

In the southern film industries, silence and invisibility work as weapons of mass distraction

22 April 2022
Cover Stories
How Dynasties Rule Bollywood

A marriage brings out the clan power in the Hindi film industry

22 April 2022
The Importance of Words

Words have meaning, they create histories and memories

15 April 2022
The Rise of Rashmika

Bollywood is willing to bet on anything that is successful

08 April 2022


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